Don’t just be a boss — be a leader. Maximize your leadership skills in the five most crucial areas: decision making, executive coaching, leadership training, strategic management and understanding your leadership style.
Situational leadership changes depending on the type of leadership (direction and support) each of your employee’s needs. Emotional leadership is based more on the theory of emotional intelligences and relates to the situation at hand.
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What is the business world going to be like in the future? Not tomorrow, but in 15 years or so?That's the subject of a recent report out of Australia, conducted by Boston Consulting Group for a government workforce-development effort, looking at the skills senior managers will need in 2020.
Workplace bullying has in recent years been the focus of vocal and highly organized campaigns to stop it, by passing new laws and building public awareness. It's become a big and visible issue in many workplaces. Here's some advice for managers:
So, can leadership be taught? Jay Conger, executive director of the University of Southern
California’s Leadership Institute, had his doubts. He embarked on a
two-year study to find out.
Avoid falling prey to the most common lie leaders tell themselves
While business ethics have become a watchword of this decade, many enterprises still haven't gotten around to establishing ethical guidelines—or helping managers understand how to apply them day to day.
Ending an informal partnership is simple because there is no official entity to dissolve.
Assess the bottom line and culture of your organization to keep it
healthy. Here are the questions you’ll need to answer and the steps
you’ll take, divided into four key parts:
Consultant Mike Staver says courage is a more critical leadership trait than ever. "In a harsh business environment, there are serious consequences for making the wrong move," he says.
What you do or don't do during periods of change determines how many good employees stick around, and what kind of attitude they will hold about the enterprise long after the cause of the difficult times has been forgotten. Here are some actions you can take that will make a big difference:
Front-line managers make a tremendous difference in turnover, costs,
quality, safety and innovation, not to mention overall performance.
They’re the people who keep customers happy and keep small glitches
from widening into disasters. First-level leaders need to understand
the whole organization, yet they rarely are let in on the big picture. Every one of your front-line leaders should be able to answer “Yes” to these questions: